Author Archive

Ronnie Wood Covers Richard Lewis  //

Ronnie Wood’s work is available through Govinda Gallery.

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan  //

This Sunday is Bob Dylan’s birthday. The Los Angeles Times published a fine story by Hugh Hart about Bob Dylan: NYC 1961-1964, the just-released book that features for the first time Ted Russell’s photographs of Dylan from the early sixties. Here is that story. ‘Bob Dylan: NYC 1961-1964’ features photographs of the young folk bard […]

Richard Lewis, Carl Titolo, and The Chicago Tribune  //

The stack of books at City Winery for the Reflections From Hell program. Copyright © Megan Bearder. All Rights Reserved. I was in Chicago last week with Richard Lewis for the launch of Reflections From Hell: Richard Lewis’ Guide on How Not to Live. Lewis and his collaborator, artist Carl Titolo, who made the images […]

B.B. King 1925-2015  //

B.B. King, Newport Folk Festival, 1968. Copyright © Dick Waterman. All Rights Reserved. This photograph by Dick Waterman is my favorite of B.B. King. It was my good fortune to see B.B. King at the Cellar Door on 34th Street in Georgetown three nights in a row in March 1969. It was just B.B. and […]

Artists  //

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William Coupon  //

Cindy Lauper © William Coupon William Coupon’s first exhibition was held at Govinda Gallery in the Spring of 2005. He is a self-taught photographer, known principally for his painterly studio portraits in classic square format as well as his covers for Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” issues. His subjects range from ethnographic figures to […]

Astrid Kirchherr and Max Scheler  //

John Lennon Copyright © Max Scheler. All Rights Reserved. The Beatles Copyright © Astrid Kirchherr. All Rights Reserved. In 1964 Astrid Kirchherr and Max Scheler traveled from Hamburg to London to photograph The Beatles. Astrid already knew The Beatles well and had photographed them when they’d lived and worked, honing their craft, in the Hamburg […]

Ted Russell  //

Dylan at his desk #2. 161 W 4th Street. 1964. Copyright © Ted Russell. All Rights Reserved. “There was no apparent reason to photograph Bob Dylan in 1961, apart from an ambitious freelance photographer wanting to get another story to pitch to a magazine. It is one of the reasons Ted Russell’s photographs are so rare. […]

“I used to think that tropical depressions were my relatives in Florida” – Richard Lewis  //

Copyright © Carl Nicholas Titolo. All Rights Reserved. Reflections From Hell: Richard Lewis’ Guide on How Not to Live was published yesterday. Larry David’s terrific foreword is now on Vanity Fair’s website if you haven’t read it in their May issue already. There are some terrific events coming up launching Reflections From Hell where Richard […]

Hip-Hop Revolution  //

Govinda Gallery Director Chris Murray at the Museum of the City of New York. Copyright © Cindy Strauss. All Rights Reserved. . Not long ago I visited the Museum of the City of New York to see the exhibition Hip Hop Revolution. It was a brilliant show with photographs that chronicled some of the earliest […]

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